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1. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

2. Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixteen-nuns-depart-church-criticize-pope-francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

3. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

4. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

5. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

6. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

7. Heartbreaking Gaza photo wins World Press Photo of the Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartbreaking-gaza-photo-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year

Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem captured this year’s prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award Thursday with a depiction of loss and sorrow in Gaza, a heartrending photo of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her young niece....

8. Undocumented workers discovered at Paphos construction site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/undocumented-workers-discovered-at-paphos-construction-site

Five individuals and their employer are facing charges for illegal employment in Paphos, according to Michael Nicolaou, Assistant Police Director of Operations in Paphos....

9. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

10. Cyprus on alert as 500 migrants intercepted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-as-500-migrants-intercepted

Authorities in Cyprus are keeping a close eye on the situation after intercepting five boats carrying about 500 migrants from Lebanon. To tackle the influx, Cypriot patrols have been stepped up in the waters bordering Lebanon. ...

11. University seminar explores identity dynamics in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-seminar-explores-identity-dynamics-in-occupied-cyprus

In an upcoming seminar scheduled for May 23, 2024, at Göteborgs universitet......

12. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

13. Second boat arrives at Larnaca port with 73 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-boat-arrives-at-larnaca-port-with-73-migrants

Another boat carrying 73 people, all from Syria, was brought to Larnaca port yesterday evening....

14. Surge in irregular migrant returns from Cyprus in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-irregular-migrant-returns-from-cyprus-in-2024

Cyprus has seen a significant rise in the number of returns of irregular migrants in 2024 compared to the previous year, attributed to government measures aimed at strengthening the returns sector....

15. Authorities respond to new migrant arrival off Cyprus coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-respond-to-new-migrant-arrival-off-cyprus-coast

Authorities were once again mobilized Monday afternoon (15/04) following the arrival of new migrants....

16. Cyprus suspends asylum applications from Syrian migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-asylum-applications-from-syrian-migrants

The Republic of Cyprus has decided to halt the processing of all asylum applications from Syrian migrants, citing provisions within European frameworks for handling increased and emergency migration flows....

17. President calls emergency National Security Council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-calls-emergency-national-security-council-meeting

President Nicos Christodoulides has called for an emergency meeting of Cyprus's National Security Council (NSC) to address recent migration flows and regional developments....

18. EU's new migration pact gains Cyprus approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-new-migration-pact-gains-cyprus-approval

The new Migration and Asylum Pact, the European Parliament approved on Wednesday, is ''an important step'' Cyprus’ Interior Ministry says in a statement, released on Thursday....

19. Sophia Vassiliou: Paying it forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sophia-vassiliou-paying-it-forward

As the European elections draw near, Cyprus finds itself amidst the emergence of a new political entity: VOLT. This dynamic party brings a breath of fresh air to our political landscape, ...

20. Cyprus President returns from Lebanon with promises fulfilled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-returns-from-lebanon-with-promises-fulfilled

President Nikos Christodoulides' whirlwind journey to Beirut has drawn to a close, yet the true test of its impact lies on the horizon, amidst the waves. ...

21. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

22. Cyprus News Digest - From river beautification to billionaires' bargains

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-news-digest-from-river-beautification-to-billionaires-bargains

It's been a while since we heard about inaugurations from our president, so this one deserves special mention: ...

23. Cyprus President engages Lebanon over migrant surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-engages-lebanon-over-migrant-surge

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides departs for Lebanon on Monday for meetings with the country's leadership on the increased flow of irregular Syrian migrants from the country to Cyprus. ...

24. Christodoulides heads to Lebanon to address migrant influx

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-heads-to-lebanon-to-address-migrant-influx

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides is traveling to Lebanon on Monday to discuss the increased arrivals of migrants. He said once more that the situation was difficult but assured that “we will deal with it”....

25. Lebanon to Cyprus: $3000 per person for the deadly journey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-to-cyprus-$3000-per-person-for-the-deadly-journey

The security authorities of the Republic were not oblivious to the presence of networks smuggling illegal immigrants westwards through Cyprus, ...

26. Boat spotted off Cape Greco carrying 22 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-spotted-off-cape-greco-carrying-22-migrants

Another boat with irregular migrants was spotted around 12:25 by radar in the maritime area of Cape Greco, a picturesque stretch of coastline known for its rugged cliffs and clear blue waters. ...

27. Cyprus braces for impact as over 3,000 migrants hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-over-3-000-migrants-hit-record-highs

The recent promising developments in the realm of migration patterns may soon be relegated to history if proactive measures aren't swiftly implemented to address the recent surge in arrivals. ...

28. Wave of 500 migrants arrive in Cyprus within 48 hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wave-of-500-migrants-arrive-in-cyprus-within-48-hours

Two boats carrying a total of 68 migrants arrived in Cyprus during the night. ...

29. Sofia and Bucharest airports open doors to Schengen zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sofia-and-bucharest-airports-open-doors-to-schengen-zone

Airports in Sofia and Bucharest on Sunday removed passport check points for those departing to or arriving from most European Union member states as Bulgaria and Romania partially joined the Schengen open-travel zone....

30. Cyprus President urges EU action amid migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-urges-eu-action-amid-migration-crisis

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides emphasized Tuesday the urgency of the migration crisis, seeking intervention from the European Commission to stem the flow of irregular Syrian migrants from Lebanon....

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